Monthly Archives: January 2005

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Part Three)

After running for the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in 1996, it wasn’t until 2002 that I legged out the 26 miles and 385 yards between Hopkinton and Boston again for charity, only this time it was for a different charitable

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Part Two)

I may have clocked my best time ever for this race the first time I ran it – as a “bandit” – in 1981 (3:34:24), but the best experiences I have had in Boston have been when I have run

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Part One)

Everyone has heard of the Boston Marathon. It’s the mother of all road races, the most celebrated of them all. Held each year on Patriot’s Day, a holiday recognized only in Massachusetts and Maine, its legendary course stretches a long,

Terry Gets Lax

In today’s Boston Herald, the Inside Track reports that Terry Francona, manager of the World Champion Boston Red Sox, has signed on as a spokesman for Metamucil. According to the article, written by Track gals Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa,

A Dip in Donations to Non-Tsunami Relief Nonprofits?

Americans have risen to the occasion and already given millions of dollars to support tsunami relief efforts, but according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), “it is quite probable that charities working on issues unrelated to tsunami relief will

In the Wake of the Tsunami, Blogs Show ROI (and More)

A couple of weeks ago, Paul Chaney of the Radiant Marketing Group blog, asked me for my “take on Bob Bly‘s argument that there is no ROI potential in blogging, at least none that he sees.” He wanted to know